Tagged With "Turkish food"

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Love at first flight: Wedding's up in the air

PHeymont ·
A year ago, Serbian actress Vjera Mujovic and German doctor Stefan Preis met while seated next to each other on a Turkish Airlines flight from Istanbul to Ulan Bator. Last week, occupying the same seats on the same flight, but surrounded by friends...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Mar. 15, 2015: The Tea Lady, Istanbul

PHeymont ·
Tea, we discovered in our week in Istanbul, is a necessity of nearly every meal and occasion, and one fraught with ritual. It must be made with the right tea, it must be steeped for a long time and then diluted to the right color, and served in small...
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Re: Eating our way through Istanbul (part 1)

IslandMan ·
Looks totally delicious, PHeymont...I love a good food tour..
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Re: Eating our way through Istanbul (part 1)

Mytraveledroad ·
The food looks totally amazing. This is such a great idea trying local food.
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Re: Eating our way through Istanbul (part 1)

GarryRF ·
As you've probably seen on this and other Travel Blogs, travellers like to seek out the food and drink they get back home. But you've missed out on half the fun of travelling. Its great to find something that you want to include in your day to day list of essentials back home. I tried so many unknown desserts each day in Turkey last year - and by 5 pm - I was ready to burst. But what a day full of surprises . I was fortunate to be in an All Inclusive Hotel. The Hotel Restaurant had an in...
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Eating our way through Istanbul (part 1)

PHeymont ·
Every city has its monuments, its churches and palaces, its prominent squares and avenues—and every visitor can easily learn how to find them. That’s true, too, for the most famous or most tourist-oriented restaurants as well. But...
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Re: Born in flight, he now flies for a living

DrFumblefinger ·
Great story!!
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Born in flight, he now flies for a living

PHeymont ·
  Erkan Geldi, a Turkish Airlines flight attendant has a possibly unique distinction. He may be the world's only airline employee actually born on an airplane. He was born midair on a Turkish Airlines flight to Frankfurt in 1990.   His birth...
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Mar. 15, 2015: The Tea Lady, Istanbul

GarryRF ·
Think I need to send you some "Tetley Tea Bags " in the post Paul. I have to bring my own T-Bags to the US. Very weak brew you get in Restaurants. One day we'll get you a T Pot to complement your kitchen.... and maybe some fresh tea (not bagged)
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Mar. 15, 2015: The Tea Lady, Istanbul

PHeymont ·
Thanks, Garry...but I actually have a collection of teapots, some loose tea...and too much indolence to make it right!
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Mar. 15, 2015: The Tea Lady, Istanbul

GarryRF ·
How to make a perfect brew : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-8LbiVjmXc If that's too much messing - get some strong flavour Tea Bags !
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